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Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson, FAIA, is a Springfield, Ill.–based architect and a visiting professor of architecture at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign. He led the architectural division of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency for more than 30 years and now champions the development of the Association for Preservation Technology's Building Technology Heritage Library, an online archive of pre-1964 AEC documents.

Mike Jackson's Posts

Celebrating the 1920s House: A Style for Every Taste Celebrating the 1920s House: A Style for Every Taste

Catalogs of house plans demonstrate how trade organizations guided tastes of the time. Read more

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Bathrooms: From Bare Bones to Personal Sanctuaries Bathrooms: From Bare Bones to Personal Sanctuaries

These 19th- and 20th-century catalogs trace the addition of design to what were once simply known as "necessary" rooms. Read more

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Chicago's Legacy as a Hub for Building Products and Innovaton Chicago's Legacy as a Hub for Building Products and Innovaton

Known for its architecture, the city played a prominent role in the history of catalog publications by manufacturers and trade associations. Read more

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From Fire to Fluorescent: The Evolution of Architectural Lighting From Fire to Fluorescent: The Evolution of Architectural Lighting

As illumination technologies advanced, so did the ability of fixture designers to incorporate myriad architectural styles into their products. Read more

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The Bungalow: Small House, Big Porch The Bungalow: Small House, Big Porch

From Arts and Crafts to Colonial Revival, exploring the housing style's rise to prominence in the early 20th century. Read more

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Projects

Continuous Interior Continuous Interior

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Dunn House Dunn House

The Practice of Everyday Design

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

The Word The Word

FaulknerBrowns Architects

Red Ice Red Ice

NRJA

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

St. Ann's Warehouse St. Ann's Warehouse

Marvel Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Regeneracion Regeneracion

Sasaki Associates

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

Writers Theatre Writers Theatre

Studio Gang Architects

Claire T. Carney Library Claire T. Carney Library

designLAB Architects, Austin Architects

Pinterest Headquarters Pinterest Headquarters

IwamotoScott Architecture, Brereton Architects

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